Snowed-in South makes the best of day off from work, school

  • Vehicles pass a stranded Jaguar in the median of U.S. 1 in Raleigh, N.C., on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Gentle snow turned to sleet, then rain Monday, and was expected to freeze overnight. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

  • A motorist cleans snow off cars in Richmond, Va., Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. A winter storm kept dumped immobilizing snow, sleet or freezing rain across several southern states, leaving dangerously icy roads and hundreds of thousands of people without electricity. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

  • Pigs wander the shoulder of Interstate 40 near the state line with Tennessee in Haywood County, North Carolina, after a crash on Monday Dec. 10, 2018. The crash caused delays while local farmers helped authorities corral the pigs. (North Carolina Department of Transportation via AP)

DURHAM, N.C. — Snowed-in Southerners made the best of a day without work or school Monday while officials warned that roads remained treacherous even as the worst of a wintry storm departed.